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Academic Level
PhD
Working Sector
Secondary School / College / University
Highest Degree
Ph. D.
Discipline
Social & Behav. Sci.: Econ./Poli. Sci.
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Abu Hayat Md. Saiful Islam studied Agricultural Economics and International Rural Development at the Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh (Bangladesh), the Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany) and the Gent University (Belgium). Saiful is trained as an agricultural economist and holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Bonn, Germany scholarly supervised by Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun (Former DG IFPRI). His thesis evaluated the impact of Integrated Aquaculture-Agriculture (IAA) in Bangladesh, focusing on the value chain participation and welfare as well as environmental impacts on the extreme poor by using three wave panel data. Dr. Saiful awarded the Joseph G. Knoll European Science Award-2016, funded by the Fiat Panis Foundation for his outstanding doctoral dissertation directly applicable to the enhancement of food security and poverty reduction in developing countries. Dr Saiful’s research interest focuses on adoption and impact assessment of different technologies, polices and institutional innovations with particular focus on developing country’s agriculture by using a range of cross sectional and panel micro econometric techniques including experimental and quasi-experimental methods. Saiful has also involved in a range of projects and consultancy works, including contract farming, choice experiment, aquaculture and aquafeed value chain, fertilizer use, climate change impacts, fish conservation, fish consumption and nutrition linkages, etc. in Bangladesh and abroad (e.g. Kyrgyzstan and Kenya) with IFPRI, WorldFish and FAO.

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Title
Dr.
First Name
Abu Hayat Md. Saiful
Last Name
Islam
Country of Origin
Bangladesh
Country of Residence
Bangladesh
City
Mymensingh
Languages
English, Bangla

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